Security Plus (S+/Security+)
5-Day Course

Course Overview

CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-501 provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security. This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

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Every class attendee will receive 40 PDU/CEUs and a Certificate of Completion

Course Outline

Course Objectives

  • Learn to plan, implement, and maintain information security
  • Understand risk management, host and networks security, authentication and access control systems
  • Learn about cryptography, and organizational security
  • Pass the Security+ exam

Course Content

Chapter 1: Security Fundamentals

  • Module A: Security concepts
  • Module B: Risk management
  • Module C: Vulnerability assessment

Chapter 2: Understanding attacks

  • Module A: Understanding attackers
  • Module B: Social engineering
  • Module C: Malware
  • Module D: Network attacks
  • Module E: Application attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

  • Module A: Cryptography concepts
  • Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

  • Module A: Network components
  • Module B: Network addressing
  • Module C: Network ports and applications

Chapter 5: Securing networks

  • Module A: Network security components
  • Module B: Transport encryption
  • Module C: Hardening networks
  • Module D: Monitoring and detection

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

  • Module A: Securing hosts
  • Module B: Securing data
  • Module C: Mobile device security

Chapter 7: Securing network services

  • Module A: Securing applications
  • Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

Chapter 8: Authentication

  • Module A: Authentication factors
  • Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 9: Access control

  • Module A: Access control principles
  • Module B: Account management

Chapter 10: Organizational security

  • Module A: Security policies
  • Module B: User training
  • Module C: Physical security and safety

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Module A: Business continuity
  • Module B: Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Module C: Incident response



This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations. Knowledge equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification is helpful but not necessary.

Who Should Attend

Anyone working in the DoD or for a DoD contractor that must gain 8140/8570 compliance, or for anyone looking for a solid foundation in cybersecurity.

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